Subject: Re: More SCSI problems
To: Sean Berry (most of the time) <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1996 21:58:56
>>Well, I had a situation yesterdy where I had to fsck my partitions for 
>>the first time in many months, and I got the same kind of error messages 
>>about "CANNOT READ BLOCK n".  And I don't have a Quantum drive - mine is 
>>a DEC RZ74C (3.5GB, 5400 RPM).  Rerunning fsck gave me the same errors, 
>>but on different partitions and different block numbers - never got a 
>>repeated block number in six fsck's on all five of my partitions.

>DEC doesn't make drives these days.  Most often, they put their BIOS on a
>Quantum disk, like they used to put a DEC label on their Micropolis disks.

They don't explicitely use Quantum.  They OEM several different brands
of drives.  Quantum, Conner, etc....

>sd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <DEC, RZ26F    (C) DEC, 630J> SCSI2 0/direct fixed
>sd0: 1001MB, 3117 cyl, 8 head, 82 sec, 512 bytes/sec
>The above is a 1280M Quantum disk with a DEC label and BIOS on it.

You have no way of knowing it's a Quantum disk.

  Michael L. VanLoon                 
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